Posted on :
18 Mar, 2019
18 Mar, 2019
We are seeking for a candidate to fill the role of the General Manager Operations to manage our industrial garment production facilities with over 20 or more production lines in Tema, Ghana. He/she will directly report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be managing at least 3 to 4 Managers from various functions and about 2,000 people . The candidate must be commercially driven while at the same time have a hands-on approach to management of the factory operations.
Job Title: General Manager
Other responsibilities include:
Manage Sales and Merchandiser team to achieve the budget and grow the business
Manage daily production schedules and warehouse to ensure on time, accurate and complete delivery of finished goods and that customer requirements are met.
Shoulder up full range of day to day production responsibilities and carry out the production planning designated by the group;
Manage the operation within agreed KPI’s
Provide the correct skills set to perform the business demands of the business and customer.
Lead the production team to improve the overall productivity and quality, control cost, reduce production lead-time and maintain a stable workforce;
Work with centralized HR, Admin, logistics and IT department to enhance the production and operation environment
Create a strong relationships with all local suppliers of materials and services related to the manufacturing of the products
Use Continuous Improvement (CI) or Lean Initiatives to study flow production and improve production performance, output efficiency.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate must have a very strong production experience ideally in industrial garment industry. The candidate must be able to work effectively under pressure, exercise good judgement, and capable to train and coach staffs.
Degree holder in Clothing & Textile and/or Management Studies is preferred;
Industrial Engineering qualified
Minimum 10 years’ experience in garment production of which at least 5 years in managerial or executive position
Proven track records in managing a large-scale (over 500 workers) garment manufacturing operation.
Conversant with production planning, production management, quality control, budgeting and other commercial related matters
Fluent spoken and written English.
Must be willing to be based in TEMA, GHANA